Coffee is one of the most popular beverages loved by millions of people. In the world, there are many varieties of coffee, but not all came on the list of the most popular. Continue reading below for a top list we have compiled just for you!
Most popular coffee from around the world
Café Lagrima (Argentina)
Café Lagrima is a drink made from a combination of hot milk and coffee. Its name is the Spanish word for tear.
Make your own Café Lagrima!
- 200 ml milk (2% or whole milk)
- 1/2 shot espresso
- Heat your milk in a saucepan to the desired temperature.
- Pour it into a mug and add it to your espresso.
2. Einspänner (Austria)
Einspänner is an invention of the Austrians and derives its name from the German word for a single horse-drawn carriage. Since the cart can be driven with one hand, the other is free to drink coffee.
Make your own Einspänner!
- Shots of espresso
- 100 ml whipped cream
- 1 teaspoon powdered sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Optional: chocolate chips, cocoa powder
- Mix your whipped cream in the cooled bowl with the sugar and vanilla. Whisk all of these until stiff peaks form. Set aside.
- Mix your espresso and sugar in another glass, then fill it with whipped cream.
- Alternatively, you can add chocolate chips or cocoa powder.
Cafezinho means “little coffee” reminiscent of the warm hospitality of the Brazilian. This coffee drink is brewed using a special cloth flannel filter that makes it thick and sweet without the use of cream or milk.
Make your own Cafezinho!
- 1 tablespoon espresso ground coffee beans
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 3/4 cups cold water
- In a small saucepan, place your water and sugar and heat it just below boiling point.
- Slowly add the coffee grounds and remove from the heat. Stir well.
- Pour the solution into a Cafezinho filter and wait for it to drip through. Do not force as it affects the taste.
4. Pharisee coffee (Germany)
The Pharisäer Kaffee drink was originally invented to avoid the anger of local priests, who at the time were strict when it came to alcohol. As such, parishioners spiced up their rum-infused coffee with whipped cream to dampen the aroma.
Make your own Pharisee coffee!
- 2-4 oz strong brewed coffee
- 1 ½ oz Jamaican rum
- 100 ml whipped cream
- Pour the coffee into your tall cup. Mix sugar and rum in and stir.
- Whip your whipped cream until stiff peaks form.
- Top the cream in the drink. Enjoy!
5. Yuanyang (Hong Kong)
Yuanyang means mandarin ducks that appear in pairs with male and female ducks that differ in appearance.
Similarly, this infusion points to the individual properties of coffee and tea. But when they are together, they form a good combination.
Make your own Yuanyang!
- 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
- 2 tablespoons black tea leaves
- 1 cup strong brewed coffee
- 1 cup of water
- Make your milk tea first. Place the tea leaves and water in the pot and boil it gently. Slowly lower the heat and simmer for three minutes.
- Remove from the heat while adding condensed milk. Then return it to the heat and simmer for another three minutes.
- Strain the tea leaves.
- Mix your milk, tea and coffee and mix thoroughly. Experiment with different conditions until you reach the desired taste.
- Serve hot or cold.
6. joss coffee (Indonesia)
Kopi Joss is more of an experience than a drink for pleasure.
It is said to have been invented by a coffee stand supplier who suffered from stomach pains in the 1960s. When he spotted a piece of burning coal, he decided to add it to his coffee. Until now, Kopi Joss has been used to relieve bloating, diarrhea, heartburn and nausea.
Make Your Own Copy Joss!
- Cup of Indonesian coffee
- First, warm up your charcoal.
- Make your coffee and fill your cup up to 2/3 capacity. Add the desired amount of sugar.
- Throw your hot coal into the cup. Remove it when it has cooled down.
7. Affogato (Italy)
Affogato translates to drowned with reference to the way the espresso is poured over a spoonful of gelato. As such, this drink borders between the dessert line or a coffee drink. Nevertheless, this drink is a global hit, even spawning several variations.
Make your Affogato!
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- A double shot of espresso
- Optional: whipped cream, crushed nuts, crumbled biscotti, ripe berries, spirits
- Place your gelato in the cooled bowl
- Pour the espresso over the gelato
- Add fillings if you wish
Scandinavian egg coffee (Norway / Sweden)
As in its name, Scandinavian egg coffee has a raw egg as one of the ingredients. The theory behind this is that the egg whites release proteins in the coffee, which binds and softens the bitter taste.
Make your Scandinavian egg coffee!
- 1 tablespoon coarsely ground coffee
- 1 cup of lukewarm water
- 1 cup of ice water
- 1 egg
- Break your egg into a container and mix your coffee grounds and 200 ml of ice water. Mix well.
- Boil this mixture and let it simmer for 3-5 minutes.
- Add the remaining ice water and set aside for 2 minutes.
- Skim off the remaining particles and strain through a sieve into a cup.
Café de Olla (Mexico)
This Mexican drink translates to “pot coffee”, which points to the fact that the coffee is brewed with a clay pot. Café de Olla is famous in the countryside and offers the different flavors of cinnamon and piloncillo.
Make your own Café de Olla!
- 8 cups cold water
- 8 tablespoons mashed Mexican coffee
- 3 piloncillo cones or 1/3 cup dark brown sugar
- 1 cinnamon stick
- Optional: 4 strips of orange peel, 3 black peppercorns, 2 allspice berries, 1 clove
- Mix the water, piloncillo cones, cinnamon and the optional ingredients in your pan.
- Cook until the sugar dissolves. Remove the pan from the heat and add the coffee grounds. Let it soak for 8-10 minutes.
- Cut it into cups and serve.
10. Mazagran (Portugal)
Mazagran is another unique coffee beverage with a combination of cold brewed coffee and lemonade. The drink was invented in the 1840s by French soldiers stationed in Algiers, Algeria.
Make your Mazagran!
- 3 cups cold brewed coffee concentrate
- 2 cups freshly squeezed lemonade
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- Lemons for garnish
- Optional: sparkling water (chilled), rum
- In a saucepan, add the water and sugar and bring to the boil. Stir until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove the pan from the heat.
- Mix your cold brew and lemonade in a large jug. Add a syrup to taste.
- You can also add some rum or sparkling water.
- Serve with a slice of lemon.
11. Coffee (Saudi Arabia)
In Saudi culture, the youngest person in a Qahwa collection serves as a sign of respect for the elders. This drink is served with dates or other desserts.
Make your own Qahwa!
- 2.5 cups of water
- 1 tablespoon green coffee beans
- 1 tablespoon crushed cardamom
- Optional: 5 fats, 1 teaspoon rose water, 1/8 teaspoon saffron strands
- Boil the water in a saucepan and add the ground coffee beans. Cook for 10 minutes.
- Add crushed cardamom and fats (optional). Cook for another 5 minutes.
- Remove the pan from the heat and let the ground settle a little.
- You can add rose water and saffron if you want.
- Strain the coffee and serve.
Café Touba (Senegal)
Café Touba is named after the city of Touba, Senegal. The drink has steadily increased in popularity, so much so that Nestlé created a similar drink, Nescafé Ginger & Spice.
Make your own Café Touba!
- 1 cup cold water
- 1 tablespoon coffee beans
- 1/2 teaspoon Selim pepper corn
- Add your peppercorns to a preheated pan and cook them until toasted.
- In a grinder, grind your peppercorns and coffee beans into a coarse texture.
- Place the mixture in a saucepan and add in water. Boil it and simmer for 5 minutes.
- Pour the drink into a pour-over coffee machine.
13. Turkish coffee (Turkey)
Turkish coffee has risen in popularity due to its unique brewing method. With its process, the coffee has a signature thick foam on top.
Make your own Turkish coffee!
- 1 cup cold water
- 1 tablespoon finely ground arabica beans
- 1 cardamom pod
- 1-2 teaspoons white sugar
- Boil your sugar and water in an ibrik or a small saucepan.
- Remove from the heat and add the coffee beans and cardamom.
- Heat it until the coffee beans. Do this twice.
- Pour it into cups and set aside until the ground settles.
14. Bulletproof Coffee (USA)
Dave Asprey made the bulletproof coffee in 2013. It was marketed as a meal replacement, brain enhancer and an energy drink due to an ingredient called “Brain Octane Oil”.
Make your bulletproof coffee!
- 1 cup of brewed coffee
- 1-2 tablespoons of brain octane oil (or any MCT oil)
- 1 tablespoon grass-fed, unsalted butter
- Mix all the ingredients in a blender and mix until you have a frothy and creamy drink.
15. Central Ca Faction (Vietnam)
The Vietnamese egg coffee, Ca Phe Trung, is also said to have been invented when Vietnam was scarce with dairy products.
Make your own Ca Phe Trung!
- 3 teaspoons Vietnamese coffee powder
- 2 teaspoons sweetened condensed milk
- 1 egg
- Brew a cup of dark and robust coffee.
- In a bowl, separate the egg yolk from the whites. Mix egg yolks with condensed milk and whip it until it forms a frothy mixture.
- Add the brewed coffee and continue mixing.
- Place egg yolk foam on top and enjoy
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